Taliban wants Sharia in Pakistan, war with India

Taliban wants Sharia in Pakistan, war with India

The Pakistani Taliban has made a conditional ceasefire offer to the Pakistan Government which calls for an end to Pakistan’s participation in the Afghan war, the imposition of Sharia law in the country, and to avenge the embarrassing defeat of Pakistan in the 1971 War, a GEO News report said. […]

Israel says Tel Aviv bus bomber arrested

Israel says it arrests Tel Aviv bus bomber

Israeli authorities arrested an Arab Israeli on Thursday on accusations he planted a bomb on a bus in Tel Aviv that wounded 27 people and threatened to sabotage efforts to broker a cease-fire to end the fighting in Gaza, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the man, from the village of Taybeh in Israel, was connected to […]

Egypt-brokered cease-fire begins, Israel positive on truce deal

Egypt-brokered cease-fire begins, Israel positive on truce deal

A cease-fire agreement between Israel and the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers took effect on Wednesday night, bringing an end to eight days of the fiercest fighting in years and possibly signalling a new era of relations between the bitter enemies.

Clinton pushes for Israel-Hamas cease-fire , deal remains elusive

Clinton pushes for Israel-Hamas cease-fire , deal remains elusive

Israel and the militant group Hamas edged closer to a cease-fire on Wednesday to end a week-long Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a deal remained elusive and fighting raged on both sides of […]